Ontario reports 928 new COVID-19 cases, 9 more deaths

Ontario is reporting new 928 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as the number of cases continues to grow weekly. The total number of provincial cases is now 625,312.


By comparison, last Tuesday saw 687 new cases and the previous Tuesday 613 cases. All three Tuesdays had similar test volumes in the 30,000 range.

Of the 928 new cases recorded, data showed that 424 were unvaccinated, 26 were partially vaccinated, 401 were fully vaccinated, and 77 had unknown vaccination status.

By Tuesday The report163 cases have been recorded in Toronto, 85 in York, 58 in Sudbury, 51 in Windsor-Essex and 50 in Hamilton. All other local public health units reported fewer than 50 new cases in the provincial report.

The death toll in the province rose to 10,036 as seven more deaths were reported.

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Vaccinations, recovery, testing, 7 days average in Ontario

As of 8 p.m. on Monday, more than 11.3 million people were fully immunized with two doses, a proportion of which is 87.4% of the population 12 years of age and older. The first dose coverage rate was 90.1%. 866,170 Ontarians received a booster shot.

For young children aged five to 11, coverage of the first dose was 22.1% – 238,524 doses among more than 1 million eligible children.

Meanwhile, 606,797 Ontario residents are reported to have recovered from COVID-19, which is 97% of known cases. Cases resolved increased 879 cases compared to the previous day.

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Active cases in Ontario now stand at 8,479 – up from the previous day when it was at 8,439 and up from November 30 when it was at 6,940. At the height of the second wave of coronavirus spikes in January, active cases were just above 30,000. In the third wave in April, active cases topped 43,000.

The seven-day average has now hit 975, up from last week when it was 794. A month ago, the seven-day average was around 500.

The government said 26,136 tests were processed in the previous 24 hours. There are 17,087 tests currently under investigation.

Test positivity reached 3.8% – the highest level seen since late May. Last week, test positivity was 3%.

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Hospitalization in Ontario

Ontario reports 340 people in general hospital wards have been infected with COVID-19 (up 203 from the previous day) with 165 patients in the intensive care unit (down three) and 144 patients in the ward especially by ventilator (reduced five).

Ontario Health officials recently said intensive care capacity could reach between 250 or 300 patients before the health care system is impacted and require an increase in certain surgeries and procedures. emergency.

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During the third peak, the worst of the hospitalizations, the province had up to 900 patients in ICUs with COVID and nearly 2,400 patients in general hospitals.

For COVID-19 ward general hospitals, 122 were unvaccinated, 10 were partially vaccinated, and 75 were fully vaccinated. As for those in ICUs, 70 were unvaccinated while 3 were partially vaccinated and 19 were fully vaccinated.

Provincial officials take note of this New dataset with vaccination status for hospitalized cases will develop and improve over time as more information is gathered. There may also be differences due to how and when information is collected for both.

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Below is a breakdown of total cases in Ontario by sex and age:

  • Male 312,572 people – an increase of 461 cases.
  • 310,514 were female – an increase of 460 cases.
  • 18,448 people under 4 years old – an increase of 67 cases.
  • 36,329 people from 5 to 11 people – an increase of 190 cases.
  • 55,451 people from 12 to 19 – an increase of 55 cases.
  • 233,092 people from 20 to 39 people – an increase of 259 cases.
  • 174,285 people from 40 to 59 – an increase of 227 cases.
  • 80,857 people from 60 to 79 – an increase of 111 cases.
  • 26,741 people aged 80 and over – an increase of 19 cases.
  • The province notes that not all cases have reported age or sex.

Here is a breakdown of total COVID-19 related deaths by age:

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  • Deaths reported aged 19 and under: Seven
  • Deaths reported between the ages of 20 and 39: 107
  • Deaths reported between the ages of 40 and 59: 704
  • Deaths reported between the ages of 60 and 79: 3,305
  • Number of deaths reported aged 80 and over: 5,912
  • The province notes that there may be delays in reporting deaths and data

Cases between students and staff at schools in Ontario

While, Government figures show currently 836 of the 4,844 schools in Ontario have at least one case of COVID-19.

On Tuesday, Ontario reported 345 new cases of COVID-19 in schools – with 303 among students, 35 among staff and seven unidentified individuals. Data was collected from Friday afternoon to Monday afternoon – a three-day period.

There were 1,947 active infections among both students and staff, compared with 1,879 infections reported the day before.

Eight schools were closed as a result of positive circumstances.

Cases, deaths and outbreaks in long-term care homes in Ontario

According to the Ontario Department of Long-Term Care, there have been 3,827 deaths reported between residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario, a number unchanged from the previous day. A total of 13 virus-related deaths were reported among employees.

There are currently seven outbreaks in the home, down one from the previous day.

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The ministry also pointed out that there are now 13 positive cases among people in long-term care and 23 positive cases among staff – an increase of two and a decrease of three respectively in the past day.

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